Kenton Smith

Kenton Smith

Timely All-In-One Event Calendar

I recently contacted Timely (creators of the All-In-One Event Calendar) about its event calendar plugin for WordPress. I had been comparing its features (and add-on plugins) with Modern Tribe’s The Events Calendar and NetWebLogic’s Events Manager as the online calendar for a school district website. I also identified a non-Wordpress option, but my preference was to …

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Imagine if Steve Jobs had gone to music school

That was the lead in an article I read in yesterday’s USA Today titled, “Tech, music work in harmony in new college programs.” A couple of featured university initiatives included a blend of music production, entrepreneurship, and computer science at the University of Southern California (funded by a $70 million donation by Jimmy Lovine and Dr. …

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Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington St community and technical colleges (2004-09)

http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/Publication.asp?UID=872 Researchers from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) tracked more than 50,000 students in Washington state community and technical colleges from fall 2004 through spring 2009. They found that, in general, students who worked more hours and were more academically prepared were more likely to take an online class. Online courses also were significantly …

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